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System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Ignite

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSWide column storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.10
Rank#285  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score7.62
Rank#47  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score4.56
Rank#65  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Websiteblueflood.iowww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseignite.apache.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikidocs.datastax.comapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperRackspaceDataStaxApache Software Foundation
Initial release201320112015
Current release6.8, April 2020Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemepredefined schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersnoyesyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per objectSecurity Hooks for custom implementations
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Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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